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Coin: Fifty Stotinki 1980 (Proof only)

Not intended for circulation, proof only this year.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Third Lev (1962 - 1999))
Face value50 (x Stotinka) TypeFifty Stotinki (Third Lev, Regular)
Year1980 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Mintage2,000 (2000)
NameMint markMintage
Монетен двор (Bulgarian Mint) No mint mark 2,000 (2000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer(unknown)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23 Thickness (mm)1.4000
Mass (g)4

At centre inside a ring the Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (the second version: two ribbons under gear wheel at lion's feet, one with date 681 - foundation of Bulgaria, the other one 1944 - year of the communist revolution); along the top edge: НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА (Народна Република - Narodna Republika, People's Republic), along the bottom edge: БЪЛГАРИЯ (България - Bulgaria).


Denomination 50 СТОТИНКИ (50 Стотинки - 50 Stotinki) above the date 1980, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse inscription50 СТОТИНКИ 1980
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Stotinki 1980 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 89
Fifty Stotinki 1980 (Proof only): References to Information Used
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
List of all (9) coins of type: Bulgaria / Fifty Stotinki (Third Lev)
Fifty Stotinki 1962 Fifty Stotinki 1974 Fifty Stotinki 1977 Fifty Stotinki 1979 (Proof only) Fifty Stotinki 1980 (Proof only) Fifty Stotinki 1981
Fifty Stotinki 1988 Fifty Stotinki 1989 Fifty Stotinki 1990